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Polychaeta taxon details

Asterophilia Hanley, 1989

324909  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324909)

accepted
Genus
Asterophilia carlae Hanley, 1989 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hanley, J. Russell 1989. Revision of the scaleworm genera Arctonoe Chamberlin and Gastolepidia Schmarda (Polychaeta: Polynoidae) with the erection of a new subfamily Arctonoinae. The Beagle, Records of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, 6(1): 1-34., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/55714509
page(s): 26 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology Named for the association with a Linckia asteroid. Author: "generic name refers to the relationship between the polynoid...  
Etymology Named for the association with a Linckia asteroid. Author: "generic name refers to the relationship between the polynoid and its asteroid host, from the Greek aster (star) and phile (love)." [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Asterophilia Hanley, 1989. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324909 on 2021-10-27
Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2014-07-13 22:43:19Z
changed
2020-05-16 08:16:35Z
changed

original description Hanley, J. Russell 1989. Revision of the scaleworm genera Arctonoe Chamberlin and Gastolepidia Schmarda (Polychaeta: Polynoidae) with the erection of a new subfamily Arctonoinae. The Beagle, Records of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, 6(1): 1-34., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/55714509
page(s): 26 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Etymology Named for the association with a Linckia asteroid. Author: "generic name refers to the relationship between the polynoid and its asteroid host, from the Greek aster (star) and phile (love)." [details]